[Numpy-discussion] RE: [Numpy-user] possible error with isarrtype
Colin J. Williams
cjw at sympatico.ca
Tue Jan 31 19:53:02 CST 2006
Fernando Perez wrote:
> O'Keefe, Michael wrote:
>>> Now, the data-type object itself is the preferred way. I need to
>>> out what to do with these functions now and see if they even have
>>> any use anymore.
>> Thanks Travis.
>> With regard to what to do with the functions, I only ended up trying
>> because they were there. From my point of view, I'd love to learn how to
>> code the "right" way. To that end, any means of informing the user of
>> "deprecated" functions (or just taking them out) would be fine with me.
>> However, I realize some may have legacy code and so I would defer to
> Python has a proper framework for deprecation warnings. I'd say we
> use that, and Travis can ruthlessly deprecate anything that's just
> compatibility noise.
> Perhaps 1.0 can keep old but deprecated things around (numpy will see
> a LOT of use once 1.0 comes out, far more than the current svn testing
> crowd). Then, as of 1.1 or 1.2 or whatever, those can be removed.
One of the deprecated names is ArrayType. This seems to be closer to
the Python style than ndarray.
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